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Theasaurus: Backbiting

48 Bible Verses about Backbiting

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Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

Romans 1:28-30

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient, being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

Psalm 15:1-3

LORD, who shall abide in thy tabernacle? who shall dwell in the mountain of thy holiness? He that walks in integrity and works righteousness, and speaks the truth in his heart. He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

James 4:11

Murmur not against one another, brethren. He that speaks evil of his brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law; but if thou judge the law, thou art not a keeper of the law, but a judge.

Leviticus 19:16

Thou shalt not travel about as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the LORD.

1 Timothy 5:13

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

Romans 1:28-32

And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a perverse understanding, to do those things which are not convenient, being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,read more.
without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, without mercy. Who having understood the righteousness of God, they did not understand that those who do such things are worthy of death, not only those that do the same, but even those who encourage those that do them.

Psalm 15:3

He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Proverbs 26:20

Where there is no wood, the fire goes out, so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Proverbs 20:19

He that goes about as a talebearer reveals secrets; therefore meddle not with him that flatters with his lips.

Colossians 3:8

But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

Galatians 5:15

But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye are not consumed one of another.

Luke 6:45

The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good, and the evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart brings forth that which is evil, for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.

Jeremiah 6:28

They are all rebellious princes; they walk with deception: they are brass and iron; they are all corrupters.

Jeremiah 9:4

Take heed each one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

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Evil » Speech evil speaking » Backbiting

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Psalm 15:3

He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30

Slander » Includes » Backbiting

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Speaking, evil » Backbiting

Psalm 101:5

Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Psalm 15:3

He that does not backbite with his tongue nor do evil to his neighbour nor take up a reproach against his neighbour.

Psalm 50:20

Thou didst sit and speak against thy brother; thou didst slander thine own mother's son.

More verses: Jeremiah 9:4 Romans 1:30